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New American By Vanessa Rondon
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This project is an ongoing documentation of female and gender non-conforming immigrants through portraits and interviews. So far I have shot individuals living in New York City who have immigrated... More > from the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Ecuador, the ​Philippines​, Cuba, Moldova, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Venezuela and Bangladesh. Some of these people I know personally and some I met when I shot them. I photographed everyone in their personal space to create a sense of intimacy. Each photograph is shot on a medium format camera on black and white film. I shot in low light to invoke a mood of contemplation and reflection. The text from the interviews is in its original unedited format in order to maintain authenticity. I chose to take photographs of female and gender non-conforming immigrants, because the majority of us hide under the radar out of fear or as a way to assimilate.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
An American Journey By John Cowell
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John Cowell made his ‘first’ visit to America aged 72 accompanying his sister, an old hand, familiar with the American way of life, who was visiting friends in Gunnison, Colorado. The... More > experience made such a deep impression on John that he felt compelled to write this book about his ‘adventure’. Colorado, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, previously just names to him, came alive under the expert guidance of Tony and Eileen, his new friends. The Grand Canyon, The Black Canyon, The Mighty Colorado River, the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, the Rocky Mountains, the ‘magical’ city of Las Vegas and many more unforgettable sights left a lasting impression on him. He was privileged to see many iconic locations including a visit to Monument Valley, Utah, with its haunting sandstone formations. The history of the Native American tribes is described to him by his mentor Tony. By way of finale white water rafting on the Gunnison River provides a thrilling climax to a wonderful American experience.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop. Mr. Garrison can be reached via email @ k.mashavu@hotmail.com< Less
American Challenge By dean memmott
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Throughout his years of growing up in American Fork, Utah, Owen Tenney has been subjected to hearing racist remarks about his aunt Naomi Tenney and her four children having black slaves among their... More > ancestors. Now a Brigham Young University student in the mid-1950's, he has become so fed up with those comments that he intends to go out of state to earn his post-graduate degrees at universities where he expects to find nobody who is aware about Naomi and her children having a few drops of Bantu blood. Owen's pursuit of that intention produces for him unexpected consquences that include two failed courtships, a risk of him becoming a virtutal stranger to his little brother, Shule, and a falling-out with his eldest sister, Felicia, over his marrying an Episcopalian woman she does not approve of. As Owen reaps the consequences of his scheme during the period of 1954-1961, he sees America become beset with challenges that will set the stage for the stormy decade of the 1960's.< Less
Black Sunshine By Henry Mattei
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The year is 1861, and America is at war. The rebels in the south are fighting a winning battle against the northern Union. A former black slave named Willard is caught in the midst of the fighting... More > with his cousin Jeb, and close friend Tom. They sign up to fight for the Union’s causes and through a series of battles and heartbreak, end up at the cruel plantation from where their story originated. Forced to make a most difficult decision between family, and country, Willard must decide what is most important. Look through Willard’s eyes and experience this amazing and heartfelt story of our Civil War.< Less
Black Sunshine By Henry Mattei
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The year is 1861, and America is at war. The rebels in the south are fighting a winning battle against the northern Union. A former black slave named Willard is caught in the midst of the fighting... More > with his cousin Jeb, and close friend Tom. They sign up to fight for the Union’s causes and through a series of battles and heartbreak, end up at the cruel plantation from where their story originated. Forced to make a most difficult decision between family, and country, Willard must decide what is most important. Look through Willard’s eyes and experience this amazing and heartfelt story of our Civil War.< Less
Sustainability and the African American Farm: Redirecting the Commodities of Freedom Back to the Black Community By Valerie Grimes
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The main idea of this paper is that the Black owned farm is the birthplace of sustainability. African American sustainability stemmed from land ownership, food sovereignty, and independent medical... More > care. These items were at their peak during the late 19th and early 20th centuries revealing a unique and rare time in American history and culture where the slaves who built this country were able to express a form of freedom that was produced internally. It is during this time that the commodities of freedom increased to African Americans establishing their independence and resilience. The farm in this time span became transformed into a symbol of independence, resilience, and resistance. Eventually, the sustainability produced on the Black farm was forcibly removed by a conservative white American culture in order to reverse the progress of African Americans and re-establish white dominance.< Less
Across the River an 1800s Black / Native American Novella By Lisa Shea
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Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced... More > change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't. Now she has two young children, a life of misery, and a hopeless, desperate desire to escape. Then David Oxendine arrives for a Christmas visit - and things will never be the same. * * * Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella is the first in a series of novellas about Naomi Jackson's heartfelt, challenging life. These stories are based loosely on author Lisa Shea's real-life ancestor.< Less

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